Salem, Oregon Passport Office InformationPassport Guide: Get a Passport in Salem / Applying for a passport from Salem
Residents of Salem in Marion County, Oregon have a choice of 2 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in Salem can provide you with passport forms or witness your signature and seal your passport documents (if you don't need your passport application sealed then you do not need to visit an acceptance agent). Besides the 2 passport offices here in Salem, there are (87) other passport offices in Oregon from which you can get a passport application sealed at. If you are not needing a passport for at least (4-6) weeks, you can visit any of the passport acceptance agents listed below the map on this web page. If you need it faster than that, please see: closest regional passport offices to Salem, Oregon and Expedited Passport service options for Salem.
Local passport offices are typically post offices, county clerk offices, and other government offices (Keep in mind: that not all county clerks, and not all post offices are acceptance agents). These ofices don't issue passports but witness your signature and officially seal your passport application. There is a $35 fee for sealing your application and supporting documentation. Renewals do not need to visit an acceptance agent.
Passport Offices in Salem, OR
There are 2 passport offices in Salem.
1115 Commercial St NE
Salem, OR 97301 USPO - Salem
1050 25th St SE
Salem, OR 97301
Other passport offices near Salem Oregon:USPO - Turner - Turner - 3.7 Miles
USPO - Sublimity - Sublimity - 6.8 Miles
USPO - Independence - Independence - 11.9 Miles
USPO - Dallas - Dallas - 17.1 Miles
USPO - Albany - Albany - 18.1 Miles
Yamhill County Clerk - McMinnville - 21.8 Miles
USPO - Dundee - Dundee - 22.8 Miles
USPO - Lebanon - Lebanon - 23 Miles
USPO - Wilsonville - Wilsonville - 25.1 Miles
USPO - Corvallis (MPO) - Corvallis - 25.2 Miles
Passport Service for Cities Near Salem
Residents of the following close by cities looking to get a passport should consider using these passport office(s) located in Salem for their passport application sealing needs.
Turner Oregon, Salem Oregon, Keizer Oregon, Stayton Oregon, Silverton Oregon, Marion Oregon, Mount Angel Oregon, Jefferson Oregon, Independence Oregon, Gervais Oregon, Scio Oregon, Monmouth Oregon, Woodburn Oregon, Amity Oregon, Dayton Oregon, Molalla Oregon, Aurora Oregon, Lafayette Oregon, Lebanon Oregon, Falls City Oregon
How to Get a Passport in Salem, Oregon
Getting a passport in Salem is easy, it depends on what type of passport application you are doing and how quickly you need it processed. We've written the following passport guides, it doesn't matter if you are in Salem or not as the process will be similar regardless of where you are, The standard passport processing times right now are 10 to 12 weeks to receive your passport.
* Anyone applying for a new passport in Salem will need to visit a passport office.
* Salem isn't near a passport agency, you could try a passport service or arrange to travel to one of the regional offices.
* To renew your passport, you do NOT need to visit a passport office.
- How to get a New Passport Guide
- How to get a Child Passport guide
- How to Replace a Lost (or Damaged) Passport
- Passport Renewal Guide
- Passport Name Change Guide
- How to Get a Second Passport
Passport Renewal in Salem
Just a quick note about passport renewals because it will save you a lot of time, money, and hassles. It doesn't matter where you are, if you are in Salem or any other city in Oregon or any other state for that matter. If you have your old passport that is in good condition, it expired less than 5 years ago (or hasn't expired yet) and you are an adult - you can simply do your renewal paperwork online at the Department of State / Bureau of Consular Affairs and mail it in with new passport photos. It is currently taking 10-12 weeks standard processing or 4-6 weeks for expedited processing. If you need to renew it faster, you MUST have proof of travel and you must visit a regional passport office yourself, the closest ones to Salem are listed below. If this is not possible or you want to avoid going there yourself, please only then consider using a passport expediter.
Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in Salem, Oregon
Getting a passport is pretty much the process same wherever you are, with most new passport applicants, the journey will start by going to a local acceptance agent; there are 2 passport offices in Salem.
The basic process: fill out the DS-11 New Passport Application, take it with your proof of identity, passport photos, and passport fees to any of the passport offices in Salem to witness your signature and seal the documents. Wait 10-12 weeks.
For complete in-depth details see: New Passport Application Guide
There are a couple of different methods to getting your passport processed, which route you choose will determine how fast your passport will be received. By going to a passport service office in Salem, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). You are going to have to do a little bit of a road-trip, the nearest passport issuing facility is The Seattle Passport Agency, it's not really close being that it's 163.6 miles from Salem, but that's where you need to make an appointment. Another option for you may be to use a passport expediting service to go to a regional facility for you.
Unlike drivers licenses and state IDs, passports are a Federal (national) document, it costs the same no matter what city or state you are in, $110 ($145 with acceptance agent fee) for adult passports and $80 ($115 with acceptance agent fee) for child passports. There may be some additional fees and / or expenses that you might need to pay, please see passport fees for an explaination of all passport fees and costs.
One of the most common questions we get asked is where "where should I get my passport photos taken at?" First, have a look at our in-depth passport photo guide so you know everything there is to know about passport photos. Here are the major stores that take and print passport photos near Salem.
It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. Walgreens #9287 - Salem - (3.1 mi)
Southeast Corner Of Lancaster & State
124 Lancaster Dr Se
Salem OR 97317
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99Walmart Salem Supercenter - (3.4 mi)
1940 Turner Rd Se
Salem OR 97302
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44Costco Store #68 - Salem - (3.4 mi)
1010 Hawthorne Ave Se
Salem OR 97301
Price: Cost at COSTCO locations: $5.99UPS Store - Salem - (3.9 mi)
Next To Fred Meyer Main Entrance.
3760 Market St NE
Salem OR 97301
Price: Cost varies by locationWalgreens #4229 - Salem - (4 mi)
Lancaster & Sunnyview
1992 Lancaster Dr Ne
Salem OR 97305
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99Walmart Salem Supercenter - (4.6 mi)
3025 Lancaster Dr Ne
Salem OR 97305
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44Walmart Salem Store - (4.9 mi)
5250 Commercial St Se
Salem OR 97306
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44Walgreens #4257 - Salem - (5 mi)
Commercial & Hilfiker
4380 Commercial St Se
Salem OR 97302
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99UPS Store - Salem - (5 mi)
4676 Commercial St SE
Salem OR 97302
Price: Cost varies by locationWalgreens #11632 - Salem - (5.3 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Portland & Sunnyview
2150 Fairgrounds Rd Ne
Salem OR 97301
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99